byDepartment of the Interior. Office of the Secretary
"This sound recording captures African - American contralto Marian Anderson's performance on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. The free open - air Easter Sunday concert was organized after Anderson was denied permission to sing to an integrated audience in Constitution Hall by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). The recording also features an introductory speech by Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes, in which he decried prejudice in the United... Topics: Marian Anderson, Old Time Radio, Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993, OTR
Sherry Krynski and Ginny Z. Berson host Majority Report for February 18, 1982. Segments: 1. News wrap-up -- 2. A report by NPR's Jo Ann Allen on Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm (D-NY), who the week before had announced her retirement from politics, followed by an interview with Chisholm -- 3. The first part of a three-segment interview with Maya Angelou by NPR's Brenda Wilson, about her life and work -- 4. A brief tribute to opera singer Marian Anderson on the occasion of her 80th birthday,... Topics: American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005, Angelou, Maya,... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
News from 1939. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1939 news file dump. Any typo or error is mine. Topics: World War II: Homefront, World War II, Old Time Radio, World War, 1939-1945, News, River Plate,...